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Eddie has almost 2 decades of experience in the financial services regulatory sector along with extensive knowledge of the Singapore market. He was a part of Regulatory and Compliance practices at major accounting and professional service firms across Singapore. Possessing strong technical skills in Singapore regulations and guidelines, he has extensive knowledge in the Banking Act, Securities and Futures Act, Financial Advisers Act, Know-Your-Customers and Anti-Money Laundering requirements.
He has served as the Head of Compliance for a family office and headed the Regulatory desks in his previous appointments. He was the appointed Compliance Officer and Deputy Head for the Corporate Finance arm of a professional services firm. Other than regulatory experience, he also has experience in coordinating deals and performed due diligence work in this area.
Prior to joining the private sector, Eddie was in the Singapore Police Force where he served for six years. His last posting was in the Planning & Organisation Department situated in the Police Headquarters and he was also the liaison officer between the Singapore Police Force and the other Home Team Departments under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Eddie graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Business and holds a Diploma in Compliance awarded by the International Compliance Association
Stuart is a security professional with over 16 years of global experience in the digital forensics, incident response and cyber security space. In total he has 33 years of criminal, corporate, cyber investigation and cyber security experience and has worked across many industry sectors including finance, retail, insurance, manufacturing and oil & gas.
Working at senior manager and executive board level over a number of years, Stuart has broad experience in leading, managing and developing digital forensic investigation, incident response and security consulting teams. Throughout his executive career, Stuart has maintained advanced skills in digital forensics and cyber incident response as well as developing a broad range of cyber incident management consulting knowledge and experience. He has successfully implemented efficient and cost-effective cyber incident and cyber security management protocols within a number of globally recognised brands.
Aaron Choo, FRM
Risk Management Director
Aaron has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry specializing in risk management and hedge funds. He has spent years in investment banks such as Deutsche Bank and UBS, both in Singapore and Hong Kong. He was subsequently hired by DBS in a Business Development role to build up the bank’s hedge fund business and risk management capabilities.
He has extensive experience in collateral management, credit risk and risk methodologies, particularly relating to the hedge fund space. In addition to his risk expertise, he is well versed in derivative documentation such as ISDA and ISDA Credit Support Annexes.
Aaron graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Economics. He also has a Financial Risk Manager certification from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (“GARP”).
Winston Ng, CFA
Fund Operations and Investment Support Director
Winston is an experienced all-rounder with engineering background, having more than 14 years of experience covering a wide spectrum of investment activities such as manager selection in fund-of-funds, portfolio management, trading, operations and risk. As fund manager, he provided hands-on setup of the investment infrastructure in an investment firm and spearheaded an effective manager selection process across equity, fixed income, hedge funds and private equity. In addition, he had also managed a portfolio of US equities for the family office of an ultra-high net worth individual.
He was awarded a local undergraduate scholarship by the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and started his career as an engineer in the statutory board.
Winston graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical). He holds postgraduate degrees in Wealth Management from the Singapore Management University and Finance from the National University of Ireland. He is a CFA charterholder, a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and has completed the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) program.
Peter’s wealth of experience and wisdom in fraud and corruption matters across multiple industries focusing on Asia along with his easy-going sincerity and pragmatism makes him one of the best people to work with.
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Peter has been based in Asia since 1994. He has lived and worked in Singapore and Indonesia since 2005.
With more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement in the public and private sector, Peter meets all challenges with unquestionable passion, intuition and principled eagerness in equal measures. Over that period of time, Peter has worked for clients in a range of countries across Asia such as China, Japan, Hong Kong, Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Maldives. Additionally, he has executed engagements in South Africa, South America, the USA, and Europe.
Peter has previously led forensic practices for PwC Australia, Hill & Associates, BDO Indonesia, and Deloitte Southeast Asia. Prior to this, Peter has also worked for other international organisations in Australia, Malaysia and the USA. He served with the Victoria Police in Australia for 16 years, mostly as a Crime Department Detective.
Brandon Tee Zhi Yi
Brandon Tee is the Managing Director of BTPLaw LLC, a newly established boutique corporate law firm focusing on asset management, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, start-ups, blockchain/cryptocurrency and financial regulations advisory.
Prior to his current role, he was the Head of Corporate Law Practice at WMH Law Corporation, an award-winning boutique law firm which was founded by a group of enterprising next-generation lawyers who were previously from a Big 4 Singapore law firm. Brandon has been involved in some of the largest initial public offerings in Singapore and is a domain expert in the variable capital company (“VCC”), having single-handedly set up about 10% of the VCCs in Singapore as of December 2020.
Brandon is also the retained counsel for the deep tech venture investment arm of the Singapore government, Singapore Innovate. Brandon also has extensive experience in private equity transactions, having advised multiple startups on private fund raising led by venture capital and private equity firms. He also regularly advises fintech companies on compliance with the Payment Services Act 2019. In 2019, Brandon founded B7 Capital, a sector agnostic venture capital firm which invests in early-stage startups.